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abound

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Verb (intransitive)
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a=bound
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5 in 5 verses (in OT : 1 in 1 verses) (in NT : 4 in 4 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

aboundv. i. [OE. abounden, F. abonder, fr. L. abundare to overflow, abound; ab + unda wave. Cf. Undulate.].
  •  To be in great plenty; to be very prevalent; to be plentiful.  [1913 Webster]
    "The wild boar which abounds in some parts of the continent of Europe."  [1913 Webster]
    "Where sin abounded grace did much more abound."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To be copiously supplied; -- followed by in or with.  [1913 Webster]
    "Men abounding in natural courage."  [1913 Webster]
    "A faithful man shall abound with blessings."  [1913 Webster]
    "It abounds with cabinets of curiosities."  [1913 Webster]
To abound in, to possess in such abundance as to be characterized by. -- To abound with, to be filled with; to possess in great numbers.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

abound, v.intr.
1 be plentiful.
2 (foll. by in, with) be rich; teem or be infested.

Etymology
ME f. OF abunder etc. f. L abundare overflow (as AB-, undare f. unda wave)

THESAURUS

abound

abound with, be alive with, bristle with, burst with, clutter, crawl, crawl with, creep with, crowd, crowded, exuberate, filled, flourish, flow, gush, jam, multiply, overflow, overflow with, pack, packed, pour, prevail, proliferate, pullulate, pullulate with, rain, run over, shower, stream, swarm, swarm with, teem, teem with, thrive, throng, throng with

ROGET THESAURUS

abound

Sufficiency

VB be sufficient, suffice, do, just do, satisfy, pass muster, have enough, eat, one's fill, drink one's fill, have one's fill, roll in, swim in, wallow in, wanton, abound, exuberate, teem, flow, stream, rain, shower down, pour, pour in, swarm, bristle with, superabound, render sufficient, replenish, Adj, sufficient, enough, adequate, up to the mark, commensurate, competent, satisfactory, valid, tangible, measured, moderate, full, ample, plenty, plentiful, plenteous, plenty as blackberries, copious, abundant, abounding, replete, enough and to spare, flush, choke-full, chock-full, well-stocked, well- provided, liberal, unstinted, unstinting, stintless, without stint, unsparing, unmeasured, lavish, wholesale, rich, luxuriant, affluent, wantless, big with, unexhausted, unwasted, exhaustless, inexhaustible, Adv, sufficiently, amply.


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